Funke and the Two Tone Baby in session for Roots & Fusion

23 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The incredible Funke and the Two Tone Baby (AKA Dan Turbull) came in the Roots & Fusion studio for the final session of 2015.

A 21st century one man band, he loops voice, guitar, harmonica & beatboxing to create a unique sound.

We also had a chat about how he does it, how he writes songs and having a musician’s “year off”...

1) If You’re Nice To Me
2) I’m Not Well
3) Anchor
4) (acoustic) Not Enough Bonobo

Download MP3 (56 MB | 24:38 min)

The demise of Stockport Sports FC

3 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Pure’s Simon Kelsey talks with former first team coach Dan Millen to get his reaction to the clubs recent expulsion from the North West Counties Football League.

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Oct 2014 - ASPECS - Autism, Tourette's and ADHD Group

2 October 2014 by Pure Radio

Tonight Under the Rainbow are discussing a new group called ASPECS.

It stands for Austistic and Aspergers Syndrome People of Every Category of Sexuality.

It’s a networking group for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. It that includes those with ADHD, Tourette’s, and those anywhere on the autistic spectrum.

They’ll have their first meeting later this month.

The group’s Founder – Dan Kahn, also known as drag queen Tia Anna, has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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Aug 2014 - University of Manchester at Pride

21 August 2014 by Pure Radio

The Manchester Pride Big Weekend is coming up at the end of this week.

One of the highlights of the bank holiday will be the parade, which will see numerous lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans groups walk though the city centre.

Joining the procession on Saturday will be the University of Manchester.

Under the Rainbow have been speaking to Daniel Taylor – who is a member of the University’s staff LGBT network group, All Out.

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May 2014 - Movement Improvisation Sessions For Gay Men

8 May 2014 by Pure Radio

This Saturday is an opportunity for gay men of all ages to explore movement without anxiety, about getting it right or learning a specific dance form.

It’s a chance to explore moving in a way that suits your own body individually, in pairs and with the group.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Andrew, who is one of the organisers of the session.

Download MP3 (6 MB | 4:18 min)

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